Political endorsements

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks in his office at the state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Hutchinson is advocating for a hate crimes bill in the upcoming legislative session, but the measure faces some obstacles. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo)
January 08, 2021 - 3:01 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A push to finally enact a hate crimes law in Arkansas, a state with a history of white supremacists, appeared to have all the elements for success: a popular Republican governor who made it a priority, major corporations endorsing the idea and support from communities where...
Read More
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a COVID-19 testing facility in Valencia, Calif. As California Gov. Gavin Newsom weighs whom to appoint to the Senate to fulfill the rest of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' term, he's facing pressure to name a Latino or a Black woman. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool, File)
December 20, 2020 - 5:30 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Should California get its first Latino U.S. senator or should the 100-member chamber maintain one Black woman’s voice? That's a weight on California Gov. Gavin Newsom's shoulders as he considers his pick to serve out the rest of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate...
Read More
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 file photo, Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., speaks before President Donald Trump during a campaign rally at the Ocala International Airport in Ocala, Fla. A Florida newspaper apologized Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 for endorsing the re-election of a Republican congressman who now supports a lawsuit seeking to have the Supreme Court overthrow the will of the voters in the presidential election. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
December 11, 2020 - 1:33 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida newspaper apologized Friday for endorsing the re-election of a Republican congressman who now supports a lawsuit seeking to have the Supreme Court overthrow the will of the voters in the presidential election. The Orlando Sentinel in an editorial said “to its horror...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia speaks at a news conference on American labor on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 09, 2020 - 7:36 am
The former president of the nation’s largest teachers union has received endorsements from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and dozens of national Hispanic organizations as she pursues the top job at the U.S. Education Department in the Biden administration. Lily Eskelsen García, who was president...
Read More
In this image from video, Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. Two Democratic women are contenders to be President-elect Joe Biden's secretary of agriculture. Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio and former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota are in the running for the Cabinet position. (House Television via AP)
December 08, 2020 - 6:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden made two key domestic policy picks Tuesday, selecting Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as his housing and urban development secretary and former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to reprise that role in his administration, according to five people familiar with the...
Read More
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters after voting during the run-off municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Bolsonaro, who sometimes has embraced the label "Trump of the Tropics," said Sunday he'll wait a little longer before recognizing the U.S. election victory of Joe Biden, while also echoing President Donald Trump's allegations of irregularities in the U.S. vote. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
November 29, 2020 - 9:05 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro suffered big losses in Brazil's just-completed municipal elections, with only five mayoral candidates he supported winning their races and none of them in the most important cities. The president's worst rebuff came in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, where...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, then-Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, left, walks with President Donald Trump as Trump arrives for a rally in Macon , Ga. President Trump said Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 he was “ashamed” for endorsing the Republican governor of Georgia after he lost in the state to Democrat Joe Biden. Trump said on Fox News that Gov. Brian Kemp has “done absolutely nothing” to question the state’s results.. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 29, 2020 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he was “ashamed” for endorsing the Republican governor of Georgia after he lost in the state to Democrat Joe Biden. Trump has seethed over losing the southern state, which hadn’t voted for a Democrat for president in nearly 30 years. In January,...
Read More
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia’s top elections official said he will certify that Joe Biden won the state's presidential election after a hand tally stemming from a mandatory audit affirmed the Democrat's lead over Republican President Donald Trump. Raffensperger said during a news conference Friday that he believes the numbers his office has presented are correct.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 20, 2020 - 4:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor and top elections official on Friday certified results showing Joe Biden won the presidential race over Republican President Donald Trump, bringing the state one step closer to wrapping up an election fraught with unfounded accusations of fraud by Trump and his...
Read More
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks after touring a Bridgestone golfball manufacturing facility Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Covington, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 18, 2020 - 10:10 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp won election two years ago, he pushed back forcefully against an outcry from Democrats who accused him of suppressing voter turnout to improve his odds of winning. “Look, we have laws on the books that prevent elections from being stolen from anyone,” Kemp...
Read More
Jessica Mann arrives at Harvey Weinstein's trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in New York. A group of women, including Mann, who said they were victimized by Weinstein, endorsed former prosecutor Lucy Lang on Tuesday, Nov. 17 to replace the Manhattan district attorney who put the movie mogul behind bars. Mann's days of grueling testimony helped lead to Weinstein's conviction. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 17, 2020 - 8:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of women who say they were victimized by Harvey Weinstein, including one who testified at his trial, have endorsed former prosecutor Lucy Lang to replace the Manhattan district attorney who put the movie mogul behind bars. The women announcing support for Lang's candidacy...
Read More

Pages